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Football icons Aleksandr Kerzhakov and Marcel Desailly announced as Ambassadors for 2018 FIFA Fan Fest™ in Russia
Football icons Aleksandr Kerzhakov and Marcel Desailly announced as Ambassadors for 2018 FIFA Fan Fest™ in Russia
FIFA today announced the appointment of the Ambassadors for the 2018 FIFA Fan Fest™, the official public viewing of the FIFA World Cup. Legendary football players Aleksandr Kerzhakov – top striker of the Russian national team and in the Russian league history – and Marcel Desailly – FIFA World Cup™ champion with France in 1998, will promote the FIFA Fan Fest™ and motivate football fans from all over the world to visit, free of charge, the 11 unique locations organised by FIFA in close collaboration with the 2018 FWC Host Cities.
Thursday, 30 November 2017, 15:32
2018 FIFA World Cup tickets: huge demand upon conclusion of sales phase 1
2018 FIFA World Cup tickets: huge demand upon conclusion of sales phase 1
With the highly anticipated Final Draw now just days away, sales phase 1 for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ tickets concluded today, confirming the huge interest from fans from Russia and all over the world.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:18
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Poster unveiled at Moscow Metro
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Poster unveiled at Moscow Metro
With just three days to go to the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in the Russian capital, the famed Moscow Metro held the unveiling of the last remaining visual icon of the event. For the 2018 issue of the Official Poster, the renowned Russian artist Igor Gurovich chose legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin as a central figure of his work.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 17:51
Eleven Superfans to attend Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
Eleven Superfans to attend Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
A glittering cast of famous faces will be in attendance for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which will be held in Moscow on 1 December. As usual, among the thousands of guests there will be delegations from the 32 competing nations, legendary footballers past and present, renowned artists and public figures. This time, however, also joining them at the ceremony will be 11 guests of honour – one representing each FIFA World Cup Host City – who through their passion and devotion to football have earned themselves the title of Superfan.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 17:14
FIFA World Cup Original Trophy seen by over 220,000 Russians
FIFA World Cup Original Trophy seen by over 220,000 Russians
As the 32 national teams eagerly await the outcome of the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on 1 December, the prize they are all competing for next summer has completed the first stage of its tour around the Host Country.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 15:02
Close up on the draw procedures
Close up on the draw procedures
Following the approval of the draw procedures for the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in September 2017, the confirmation of the pots, and the announcement of the conductors and assistants, the scene is set for all 32 participating member associations to learn their paths to possible glory on 1 December (18:00 local time) in Moscow’s State Kremlin Palace.
Monday, 27 November 2017, 16:31
FIFA President lists what fans can expect from the FIFA World Cup in Russia – footage available for download
FIFA President lists what fans can expect from the FIFA World Cup in Russia – footage available for download
With just a few days to go until the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has listed ten things that fans can expect from the event that will get underway in Russia next June.
Monday, 27 November 2017, 15:27
Final Draw assistants to represent hosts Russia and seven World Cup winners
Final Draw assistants to represent hosts Russia and seven World Cup winners
With the eagerly awaited Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Moscow approaching, FIFA has revealed the high-profile draw assistants who will be lending a helping hand on 1 December.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 09:05
Great demand for 2018 FIFA World Cup™ tickets
Great demand for 2018 FIFA World Cup™ tickets
Just 24 hours after resuming ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, a total of 159,402 tickets (98% of the currently available inventory) have been allocated to fans from around the world through FIFA.com/tickets, with only a few products still available in this sales period.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 08:20
Gary Lineker and Maria Komandnaya to conduct Final Draw
Gary Lineker and Maria Komandnaya to conduct Final Draw
The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Moscow is now tantalisingly close, and we can reveal who will be on stage to help guide the millions of fans around the world through the ceremony.
Friday, 17 November 2017, 16:50